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Consultations – Eastern Strategic Environmental Assessment

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The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C- NLOPB) is completing a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Area.

The SEA will provide information on the regional environmental setting and associated environmental considerations, and will help inform future licencing decisions regarding offshore oil and gas activities in this area.

The Eastern Newfoundland SEA will involve updating the previous Orphan Basin SEA and expanding its geographic coverage to the south and east. Please see: http://www.cnlopb.nl.ca/env_strategic.shtml.

Public Open Houses are being held to provide information and receive initial public input into the SEA, as follows:

Placentia NL
Mon Sept 16 2013 (6-9 pm)
Cultural Arts Centre

St. John’s NL
Tues Sept 17 2013 (6-9 pm)
Comfort Inn

St. Anthony NL
Thurs Sept 19 2013 (6-9 pm)
Lions Club

These sessions are open to all interested individuals and organizations. Representatives of the C-NLOPB and its SEA Study Team (AMEC) will be present to provide information and receive questions and other input. This will include a short introductory presentation at 6:00 and 7:30 pm.

Stakeholder Meetings are also being planned for September 2013 in: 1) Joe Batt’s Arm, 2) Twillingate, 3) Gander, 4) New-Wes-Valley, 5) Bonavista, 6) Old Perlican, 7) Trepassey, 8) St. John’s and 9) St. Anthony. Interested groups should contact the SEA Team to receive information on dates and locations, and to arrange their attendance.

Written input may also be provided at any time. Future opportunities for input will include a public review period on the Draft SEA Report, which will be posted on the C-NLOPB website or provided upon request.

For further information or to provide written input, please contact: Steve Bonnell AMEC Environment & Infrastructure 133 Crosbie Road, PO Box 13216 St. John’s, NL Canada A1B 4A5 Fax (709) 722-7353 Email EasternNF-SEA@amec.com.

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